5 Hurt, 4 Critically, in Crash Involving Metro Bus and Vehicle

5 Hurt, 4 Critically, in Crash Involving Metro Bus and Vehicle

A Metro bus driver in Downtown Los Angeles on April 2, 2020. (Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images)

City News Service
City News Service

6/24/2024

Updated: 6/24/2024

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COMPTON, Calif.—A collision involving a Metro bus and another vehicle in the Compton area Monday, June 24, left four occupants of the vehicle critically hurt and the bus driver with minor injuries, authorities said.
Paramedics were sent to Rosecrans Avenue and San Pedro Street about 10:25 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
According to a statement Monday from Metro, “This morning, a vehicle collided with an eastbound Metro 127 bus at Rosecrans Avenue at San Pedro Street in West Ranch Dominguez. The Metro bus operator was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. There were no reported passenger injuries on the bus.”
The fire department said five people in all were treated at the scene and taken to hospitals—four of them in critical condition.
The California Highway Patrol is leading the investigation, Metro said.
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